One of Florida Southern’s seven returning All-Americans after winning four of those awards as a freshman (two individual and two relay) and earning a silver medal as the backstroke swimmer on the Moccasins’ national runner-up 400-medley relay team.
As a freshman (2017-18)… First Team All-American in the 100-backstroke (8th place) and 400-medley relay (2nd place)… Honorable Mention All-American in the 200-backstroke (9th place) and the 200-medley relay (10th place)… Second Team All-Sunshine State Conference… SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll… In addition to his All-American events, also competed in the 50-freestyle at the national finals… Had NCAA provisional qualifying times in both backstroke events, the 100-butterfly, and the 50-free… Helped three different relay teams (200-free, 200-medley, and 400-medley) achieve NCAA qualifying times too… SSC individual champion in the 100-backstroke and was runner-up to teammate Matias Lopez in the 200-back… Swam the backstroke/leadoff position on Florida Southern’s SSC champion 200 and 400-medley relay teams, giving him a total of three gold medals and one silver at the SSC Championships… Competed in all 12 meets for Florida Southern including the conference and national championships… Regular swimmer in the backstroke events and the 50-free… Swam the 100-free once and the 100-fly twice… Had seven individual wins and four relay wins… All seven of his individual wins came in the 100-backstroke… Finished third in the 100-back at the multi-team Shark Invitational and DII Fall Showcase in his first two college meets, then won seven of his next eight races in that event (placed third at Florida State)… Ranked #1 on the Florida Southern times list in the 100-back and 100-fly, was #2 in the 200-back, #3 in the 50-free, and #4 in the 100-free… Finished the year #10 nationally on the 100-back times list and was #7 in the 200-back.
TOP INDIVIDUAL TIMES AS A FRESHMAN:
50-free: 20.38 (at NCAA National Championships, 3/14/18)
100-free: 46.13, relay leg (at Spartan Invitational, 12/18/17)
100-back: 47.64 (at NCAA National Championships, 3/16/18)
200-back: 1:45.36 (at NCAA National Championships, 3/17/18)
100-fly: 48.58 (at SSC Championships, 2/23/18)
In high school… home-schooled student who competed for YMCA of the Triangle Area (YOTA) in Raleigh… Multi-event qualifier and relay finalist at the 2016 YMCA Short Course Nationals… Personal… Son of Chris and Theresa Dyck… Has one sister (Britney).